underfed


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un·der·feed

 (ŭn′dər-fēd′)
tr.v. un·der·fed (-fĕd′), un·der·feed·ing, un·der·feeds
1. To feed insufficiently.
2. To supply (an engine) with fuel from the underside.

underfed

(ˌʌndəˈfɛd)
adj
having been given too little food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underfed - not getting adequate foodunderfed - not getting adequate food; "gaunt underfed children"; "badly undernourished"
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment
Translations
ناقِص التَّغْذِيَه
podvyživený
underernæret
alultáplál
vannærîur
pusalkanis
izbadējiesnepietiekami ēdis
bakımsızyetersiz beslenmiş

underfed

[ˈʌndəˈfed] ADJsubalimentado

underfed

[ˌʌndərˈfɛd] adjsous-alimenté(e)

underfed

[ˌʌndəˈfɛd] adjmalnutrito/a

underfed

(andəˈfed) adjective
not given enough to eat. That child looks underfed.

underfed

a. desnutrido-a, mal alimentado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Some of those boys came straight from the cornfields with only a summer's wages in their pockets, hung on through the four years, shabby and underfed, and completed the course by really heroic self-sacrifice.
They had been overworked and underfed so long, and finally some disease had laid them on their backs; or they had cut themselves, and had blood poisoning, or met with some other accident.
His mind and his body had been alike underfed, because he was poor, and because he was modern they were always craving better food.
The underfed dogs snapped and growled in the passages, glaring at the cold stars, and snuffing into the bitter wind, night after night.
Underfed cows will cut down on milk production, using the little nutrients available for maintenance.
Frail and underfed, with the twiggy collar bones against which he nestled his head, she was sole guarantor of good.
Where is our collective conscience when underfed children learn under trees as governors and county executives live in mansions and ride in fuel guzzlers?
Named Umka, after a cartoon bear, the underfed predator is lame and has little appetite.
RUSSIA CO Named Umka, after a cartoon bear, the underfed predator is lame and has little appetite.
Also consider the disgrace of homeless people sleeping in doorways most of whom are unemployed, cold and underfed and the impact on our health service and our self esteem.
In experiments at room temperature, researchers surgically connected mice so that body fluids moved freely between underfed and normally fed mice, both infected with influenza.
The visitor, who identified himself as Wang, said the white tiger - an endangered animal species - was underfed. There was reportedly no food on the ground, but the tiger continued licking the soil and even started to chew it in its mouth.